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hypotenuse

noun [C] uk   /haɪˈpɒt.ən.juːz/  us   /-ˈpɑː.t̬ə.nuːz/ specialized
the longest side of any triangle that has one angle of 90°
Translations of “hypotenuse”
in Vietnamese cạnh huyền…
in Spanish hipotenusa…
in Thai ด้านตรงข้ามมุมฉาก…
in Malaysian hipotenus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直角三角形的斜邊…
in Indonesian sisi miring…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直角三角形的斜边…
(Definition of hypotenuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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